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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, July 26, 2020:

Today:

Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are expected to remain in upper 70s to lower 80s until the end of the week, when temperatures are expected to rise into the mid-upper 80s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1526 Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon and colonists leave Santo Domingo for Florida.
  • 1759 The French relinquish Fort Ticonderoga in New York to the British under General Jeffrey Amherst.
  • 1775 The Continental Congress establishes a postal system for the colonies with Benjamin Franklin as the first postmaster general.
  • 1796 Birth of George Catlin, American artist and author.
  • 1920 The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified.
  • 1928 Birth of Stanley Kubrick, film director (Spartacus, 2001: A Space Odyssey).
  • 1948 In an Executive Order, President Harry Truman calls for the end of discrimination and segregation in the U.S. armed forces.
  • 2005 The shuttle Discovery launches on mission STS-114, marking a return to space after the shuttle Columbia crash of 2003.